Delivering the ultimate in backcountry versatility, the Operator shovel is built of tough, hard-anodized aluminum and engineered for maximum shovel efficiency. It features our larger packable blade, an extendable shaft, and steep sidewalls to serve mountaineers and backcountry travelers in constructing basecamps to excavating professional snow pits.Read more
6061-T6 hard-anodized, lightweight aluminum with TIG-welded blade/shaft interface, and neckless blade design for maximum durability.
Blade's traditional flat chopping face delivers a stable strike, while its serrated leading edge breaks up snow and ice.
Two-section, non-rotational telescoping shaft and fast lockpin provide rapid, hassle-free deployment.
Meticulously designed to offer the same comfort and control as a D-handle, in a compact, low-profile form that works with all glove types.
Shaft's upper section fits equally well into the blade, allowing you to choose the shovel length you need. Blade's flat back shaves smooth snow pit walls or offers a platform for stoves.